[pcductape] Re: spyware

  • From: "bill wingler" <bwingler@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2004 06:41:13 -0500

Bob, what you say makes sense.  Something to think about as I struggle with
my virus programs.... Bill 


> [Original Message]
> From: Bob Noble <bnoble@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: 11/16/2004 3:04:28 AM
> Subject: [pcductape] Re: spyware
>
> Hi Bill,
> I guess it just depends on what bothers you. Most cookies just don't
bother me. 
> A lot of cookies help me have things the way I want them on web pages.
Most of 
> the spy software is overly aggressive at removing them, but at least it
makes it 
> look like they are really doing something for you. To me everything is a
trade 
> off of time in a lot of ways. Do the unwanted cookies really bother me?
Is it 
> worth the time to deal with and run all these programs. Not to me.
Dealing with 
> it is more trouble than dealing with these cookies that don't bother me.
I 
> haven't had any other malicious stuff occur from any of the so called
spyware 
> either.
> There is nothing slowing this Cel 333 down either. It probably runs
faster then 
> most other peoples computers that are over a gig in speed. I don't run 
> antivirus, never have. I don't like things that slow my computer down. I
class 
> them as viruses, cause that's what viruses do. And I guess if I was
running anti 
> spyware stuff all the time, that would be slowing me down, so I'd have to
class 
> that as virus type stuff too. :O)
> It's a, to each his own thing Bill. I have a pretty good understanding of
how 
> most of this all works together, so I'm willing to do it and I can get
away with 
> running this older computer.
> Bob Noble
> www.sonic.net/bnoble
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "bill wingler" <bwingler@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, November 15, 2004 11:48 PM
> Subject: [pcductape] Re: spyware
>
>
> > Bob, are you saying you don't get any spyware?  Amazing - almost all
> > webpages visited insert a cookie or something.
> >
> > Bill
> >
> >
> >> [Original Message]
> >> From: Bob Noble <bnoble@xxxxxxxxx>
> >> To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Date: 11/16/2004 1:03:43 AM
> >> Subject: [pcductape] Re: spyware
> >>
> >> Boy, I sure don't have these problems. I must be living right is the
only
> > thing
> >> I can think of? :O)
> >> Bob Noble
> >> www.sonic.net/bnoble
> >> ----- Original Message ----- 
> >> From: "trapper" <trapper@xxxxxxx>
> >> To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Sent: Monday, November 15, 2004 10:00 PM
> >> Subject: [pcductape] Re: spyware
> >>
> >>
> >> > few days..how about a few minutes..
> >> > The moment I log onto the internet something grabs me..I can run this
> > system
> >> > for weeks without any problems..but the moment I log in whamo!
> >> >  ----- Original Message ----- 
> >> >  From: bill wingler
> >> >  To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> >  Sent: Monday, November 15, 2004 9:44 PM
> >> >  Subject: [pcductape] Re: spyware
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >  Thanks De.  Using both Adaware and Spybot S&D I guess I keep mine
> > machine
> >> > clean enough.  I usually run them about once a week or when I think
of
> > it.
> >> > It's amazing how much stuff gets in, in just a few days....  Bill
> >> >    ----- Original Message ----- 
> >> >    From:
> >> >    To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> >    Sent: 11/15/2004 3:00:47 PM
> >> >    Subject: [pcductape] spyware
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >    In a message dated 11/13/04 12:15:35 AM Central Standard Time,
> >> > bwingler@xxxxxxxxxxxxx writes:
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >      Lavasoft's AdAware and Spybot Search and Destroy are very
similar
> > but
> >> > I've heard each will sometimes catch something the other one missed.
> > Don't
> >> > know if that's true....    Bill
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >      Bill
> >> >        I clean alot of machines ( folks just do not understand
spyware
> > ). I
> >> > have used alot of different programs, and each program sees different
> > spyware.
> >> > I really would like to see a program that would remove "ALL" rather
> > than
> >> > having to run program after program until I find all of the spyware.
> >> >        The last one that I used that seems good is  Spy Sweeper from
> >> > www.webroot.com  This one you get it for 30 days trial then they want
> > money.
> >> > This one runs just like you antivirus and continues to scan to
prevent
> >> > spyware.
> >> >       I see a site for comparison of spy ware removers at
> >> > www.toptenreviews.com.
> >> >       I did read an article a time ago ( from ZDnet I think ) that
said
> > do not
> >> > use these programs ( Spy Wiper & Spy Deleter ) they like to install
the
> >> > spyware, not remove it.
> >> >      HTH
> >> >       De
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >
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> > --
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >  No virus found in this incoming message.
> >> >  Checked by AVG Anti-Virus.
> >> >  Version: 7.0.289 / Virus Database: 265.3.0 - Release Date:
11/13/2004
> >> >
> >> >
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
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> > ----
> >>
> >>
> >> > No virus found in this outgoing message.
> >> > Checked by AVG Anti-Virus.
> >> > Version: 7.0.289 / Virus Database: 265.3.0 - Release Date: 11/13/2004
> >> >
> >>
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